Keith Carrick, Chair

Keith Carrick joined the Utah Symphony as Principal Percussionist in 2012. From 2007 to 2012, he was Principal Percussionist of the Sarasota Orchestra. Keith has performed and taught extensively across North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Originally from Mt. Airy, Maryland, Keith began his musical studies at age 8 in the public schools and at age 15 honed his classical training through the National Symphony Orchestra's Youth Fellowship Program. He went on to graduate from Boston University as a student of Tim Genis, and the New England Conservatory as a student of Will Hudgins. He has previously attended the Tanglewood Music Center, Verbier Festival, and the Music Academy of the West.

Keith served as the Utah Symphony ICSOM Delegate from 2017-2019 and has completed multiple terms on the Orchestra Committee, Negotiating Committee and as Alternate ICSOM Delegate.

When not performing with the Utah Symphony, Keith enjoys travelling, hiking, reading, and kayaking with his wife Kyra.